RESEARCHER PROFILEEstablished Researcher (R3)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/10/2021 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Hokkaido
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
[Explanation of institution]
The Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (ICReDD), Hokkaido University, as a global research center based on the “World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI),"constructs an international research environment which gathers world-leading researchers and establishes a research environment that integrates computational, information and experimental sciences, in order to establish a new academic field “Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery", to provide substantial knowledge on chemical reactions that efficiently develop chemical reactions and materials for the future necessity, and to sustainably cultivate human resources engaged in the field of “Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery".
We are inviting applications for the position of Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (Nagata group), Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery, Hokkaido University as follows.
Synthetic organic chemistry (development of new chemical reactions using robots designed for organic synthesis)
In October 2019, Prof. Satoshi Maeda (Director of Institute for Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery (WPI-ICReDD), Hokkaido University) launched a new research project entitled “Artificial Intelligence in Chemical Reaction Design and Discovery" under a commitment by JST ERATO. In the project, we will create new methodology that predicts innovative chemical reactions by combining technologies of automated reaction path search by Artificial Force Induced Reaction (AFIR) and combinatorial optimization.
The successful candidate will join the group of the automated synthesis (Yuuya Nagata, Specially Appointed Associate Professor in ICReDD) to develop the innovative chemical reactions through the combination of theoretical calculations and automated robots specially designed for organic synthesis. It is also possible to promote research on the original project according to the experience and skills of applicants.
In addition, the successful candidate can be allowed to conduct other research activities with up to 20% of the whole research work.
[Available positions (Job title, number of positions)]
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, one opening
December 1st, 2021, or as early as possible after acceptance is notified (yet, still negotiable)
Kita 21 Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido,
[Name of Recruiting Institution]
National University Corporation Hokkaido University
Annual Salary System
*The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulations of Hokkaido University.
* Approximately, 6.48 million JPY per year.
The probation period is one month.
Discretionary labor system for professional work
*The standard working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.
[Health Insurance and Pension]
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association Services including Health Insurance and Employee Pension, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance
[Measures to Prevent Second-hand Smoke]
Smoking in designated areas only
EURAXESS offer ID: 685299
Posting organisation offer ID: D121090325
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